A MINOAN MINIATURE STEATITE PITHOS
Late Minoan, Circa 1550-1500 B.C.
Ovoid in form with a rounded foot cut with angled notches, the body with a criss-cross rope pattern in shallow relief, the shoulders with four perforated lugs below a raised band with cross-hatching, a narrow band of incised angled lines and one of zig-zag above, with a wide flaring rim
2½ in. (6.3 cm) high